IN VIDEOS |04/05/2016
  The Media Foundation's B G Verghese Memorial Lecture, delivered on March 17, 2016, by Jairam Ramesh, former Union Minister for Environment and Forests...
IN VIDEOS |22/02/2016
    The BG Verghese memorial lecture by Gopal Gandhi, March 19, 2015 at the Indian International Centre, New Delhi.     A panel discussion on Shrinking space for Dissent, March 19, 2015.   Panelists: Siddharth Varadarajan, Shubha Mudgal, Ashok Malik, Nilanjana Roy.     ..
BY MEDIA FOUNDATION| IN VIDEOS |24/07/2015
The DTH revolution is sweeping India's villages and the public broadcaster Doordarshan is losing its rural audience to commercial DTH players.
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The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

The Hindustan Times has announced that the editor of Mint, Sukumar Ranganathan  will become the editor-in-chief of the paper. The internal mail to staff said that the appointment of an editor for Mint would be announced shortly. The current editor Bobby Ghosh will remain with the company till October 31, the announcement said.                    

 

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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